Announcement of the call for the 2021 Joseph Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience

The Japanese Neuroscience Society is now calling for nomination for the 2021 Joseph Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience.
Application submission site opens on November 1st, 2020.
Application deadline is on January 31st, 2021

  • Scope of the Award: Research in developmental neuroscience at the tissue and cellular levels. The scope of the Award is not limited to phenomena during fetal or developmental stages; it also includes adult neurogenesis and its biological significance and its changes resulting from aging and diseases. (As a general rule, applied studies are not included within the scope of the Award.)
  • Eligibility: As a general rule, researchers who have received their doctorate or comparable academic degree less than 20 years prior to the application submission deadline. (Not limited to members of the Japan Neuroscience Society.)
  • Supplemental Prize: 10,000 USD (Fixed total amount if the Award is granted to two or more recipients.)
  • Selection Criteria: Submit three articles.
    One corresponding author article published within five years of the application deadline.
    Two first or corresponding author articles (no limitation of published year)
    Only original articles are evaluated, and review papers should not be included.

View full details on the Japanese Neuroscience Society website